Monthly Archives: May 2016

TurtleTracts: Studying Microbiomes to Save Sea Turtles is Live on Indiegogo!

Our first crowdfunding fundraiser has hit the ground running. We are excited to give supporters the chance to directly contribute to cutting edge science. Read our blog post here to learn more about why we believe studying the microbes in sea turtles is so important. Lots of interesting information is also presented on the Indiegogo page [...]

By | May 23rd, 2016|News & Events|1 Comment

Sneak Peak at our Sea Turtle Microbiome Initiative

Sea turtles are fascinating animals. They have a complex life history, from the time they hatch until they reach sexual maturity they may live in several types of habitats, change their diet, and migrate long distances. Hawksbill sea turtles are listed as critically endangered by the IUCN (an international governing body related to nature) and [...]

By | May 7th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Founder Aubrey Tauer Featured in Online Magazine

Founding President Dr. Aubrey Tauer has been featured in Nautilus', an online science magazine, #SparkofScience series exploring what motivated scientists to get into science. Check it out at http://spark.nautil.us/. Knowing since about the age of 4 that she wanted to be a scientist is quite true, later being torn between ecology/animal behavior and veterinary medicine before [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|News & Events|0 Comments